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David Lewis

‘The Shadow Line’: Episode 3 teasers

In the third part of the BBC Two conspiracy thriller, the hunt for the murderer of Harvey Wratton continues – and although the police officially believe a breakthrough has been made, DI Jonah Gabriel isn’t so sure.

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‘The Shadow Line’: Episode 2 review

The principal problem with The Shadow Line is its identity crisis. At times, it’s a fascinating noir-ish thriller; at others, it feels like an unwieldy Shakespearian melodrama that has somehow lost its way en route to the RSC and found itself on the telly instead.

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‘Doctor Who’: ‘Day Of The Moon’ review

It takes a television series of exceptional quality – and daring – to satisfy its audience without answering almost any of the questions posed in the preceding episode of a two-part story. Yet this is precisely what Doctor Who achieves in ‘Day Of The Moon’.

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‘Exile’: Episode 1 review

Created by Paul Abbott (Shameless) and written by Danny Brocklehurst (The Street, Clocking Off), BBC One’s Exile is a three-part psychological drama concerned with the impermanence of remembrance and the persistence of memory.

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‘Monroe’: Series 1 DVD review

Doctor Gabriel Monroe (James Nesbitt), the titular and principal character in Peter Bowker’s entertaining ITV1 drama series, is a neurosurgeon at St Matthew’s Hospital in Leeds. His wit is as incisive as his scalpel and his private life is as messily traumatic as the injuries of the people upon whom he operates.

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